• Selection from "Summer Triptych" by Linda Pastan: "Swathed from head to toe in seeming veils of muslin, the figure in the Nantucket fog poles along the … [Continue Reading]

    Linda Pastan, “Summer Triptych” (2015)
  • "The Purgatory Home Companion is an album of music based on Dante’s Purgatorio by trash-blues artist Rob K, which I co-wrote and produced. [. . .] "The … [Continue Reading]

    <em>The Purgatory Home Companion</em>, Mark Abramson and Rob K (2011)
  • Divine Comédie is an experimental film released in 2014, featuring music and video imagery by Simon Côté-Lapointe. The artist himself describes the film as … [Continue Reading]

    <em>Divine Comédie</em>, Simon Côté-Lapointe (2014)
  • In his 2015 book, How Dante Can Save Your Life: The Life-Changing Wisdom of History's Greatest Poem, writer Rod Dreher explores, from an ex-Catholic … [Continue Reading]

    Rod Dreher, <em>How Dante Can Save Your Life</em> (2015)
  • The thriller film As Above, So Below features a journey to the catacombs below Paris - and a Dantesque passage. The wall above the entry to this passage … [Continue Reading]

    <em>As Above, So Below</em> (2014)

Welcome to Dante Today

Dante Today is a curated, crowd-sourced repository for “citings” and “sightings” of Dante and his work in contemporary culture.